Bank Nursery Assistant

  • Tops Day Nursery Ltd
  • Southampton, UK
  • 26 Feb, 2024

Job Description


Location: Tops Fawley, Fawley, Southampton

Pay rate: Up to £11.45 per hour (plus Bank Holiday and Qualification enhancements available)

Contracted Hours: Bank, Flexible



Our Nursery Assistant’s help to create a safe, educational and fun environment for the children in our care. Helping to supervise children and ensuring their safety, organizing and taking part in activities, such as games, crafts, and educational tasks. The list is endless, but you’ll understand that some days might be challenging, but you’ll also laugh, have fun and make lasting memories with our children at one of the most important development stages of their life!

In joining us, you’ll also become part of our extended family. You’ll work alongside other team members who are passionate about providing care, warmth and kindness to all those who work in our Nurseries.

Tops Fawley Nursery is a 67 place Day Nursery & Pre-School situated in Fawley, Southampton. The nursery run several extra-curricular activities including Forest School, cooking school, Boogie Mites, yoga, tooth brushing, football fun and much more!  We’re rated 9.3 by and graded GOOD by OFSTED.


At Tops day Nurseries we see working in the childcare industry is a very rewarding career choice. Not only do you get to play an important part in the life of the children, but you also watch them grow and develop whilst learning new things yourself each day.

We are lucky to have a sister company call Aspire Training, (recently listed as one of the Top 100 Employers for Apprenticeships 2023) who offer fantastic opportunities to develop in your Nursery Career from Level 2 Childcare Apprenticeships all the way through to Nursery Manager or even tod become an Early Years Teacher!

Here are some of the other benefits you’ll enjoy as a valued member of our team:

  • Discount for Childcare within Tops Day Nurseries
  • NHS Prescription Charges
  • Optical Care
  • Dental Treatment
  • Uniform Provided
  • Fantastic career development


If you’ve worked in Nursery before, then that’s great as you’ll have a good idea of what to expect. But if Childcare as a profession is new to you, then don’t worry – we’ll provide all the training you need to start your Early Years Care journey with us, all delivered in a nurturing, engaging and rewarding environment.

Some of the primary skills we are looking for will be someone will include;

  • Excellent communication skills, to engage with the children and converse with other staff members and parents
  • Creative skills and imagination to provide educational activities to children that can ensure the child is happy and learning in a rewarding environment
  • Positive outlook, to keep children happy and build an environment where children feel secure and rewarded.

If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the highest quality of care and engagement for our children as a Casual Nursery Assistant within one of our Nurseries, then you could be the next to join us. So apply today and get your career started with us!

All candidates will be required to have an enhanced DBS which is on the update service. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks. This role involves regulated activity with children. You should not apply if you are on the Childrens’ Barred List.

  • Discount for Childcare within Tops Day Nurseries
  • Company pension
  • Staff welfare scheme

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